Windermere Holdings, acting as a trustee and executor of the Kinkade Family Trust, said that the artist’s girlfriend — the documents refer to her as Amy Pinto-Walsh, her name in her earlier marriage — broke the rules of a confidentiality agreement she signed last year by talking to reporters and threatening to reveal Kinkade’s business and personal secrets.

“This threat is not just a mean-spirited act of betrayal, but a calculated attempt to garner money and fame at the expense of the grieving Kinkade family, including his wife and four daughters, ” said the a request for the restraining order filed by the holding company.

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